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The Word Is Murder

by Anthony Horowitz Harper (June 05, 2018)

SHE PLANNED HER OWN FUNERAL. BUT DID SHE ARRANGE HER OWN MURDER?

New York Times bestselling author of Magpie Murders and Moriarty, Anthony Horowitz has yet again brilliantly reinvented the classic crime novel,...


In Dust and Ashes

by Anne Holt Scribner (May 01, 2018)

The final nail-biting installment in the ten-part, award-winning Hanne Wilhelmsen series—bestselling in Norway and throughout Europe—from Scandinavia’s most celebrated female crime writer, Anne Holt.

In...


The Blackbird Season: A Novel

by Kate Moretti Atria Books (September 26, 2017)

“Exceptional…a deliciously sinister glimpse into the duplicity of small-town lives and the ease with which people turn on each other when tragedy comes calling. Moretti's tale of jealousy and obsession is...


Gone to Dust

by Matt Goldman Tom Doherty Associates (August 15, 2017)

Set in Minnesota, Gone to Dust is the New York Times bestselling debut private eye murder mystery from Emmy Award-winning Seinfeld writer Matt Goldman.

“Sharp wit, complex characters, and masterful plotting...


MatchUp: The Battle of the Sexes Just Got Thrilling

by Lee Child, Sandra Brown, C. J. Box & Val McDermid et al. Simon & Schuster (June 13, 2017)

This “highly recommended” (Publishers Weekly, starred review) collection edited by New York Times bestselling author Lee Child pairs the beloved characters of twenty-two internationally bestselling writers...


Shelter

by Jung Yun Picador (March 15, 2016)

"Shelter is domestic drama at its best, a gripping narrative of secrets and revelations that seized me from beginning to end."Viet Thanh Nguyen, Pulitzer Prize-Winning author of The Sympathizer

One of The...


Pretty Girls

by Karin Slaughter William Morrow (September 29, 2015)

Lee Child says it’s “stunning… certain to be a book of the year.”

 

Kathy Reichs calls it “extraordinary… a major achievement.”

Jeffery Deaver says that fiction doesn't get any better than this....


Black Chalk

by Christopher J. Yates Picador (August 04, 2015)

A compulsively readable psychological thriller set in New York and at Oxford University in which a group of six students play an elaborate game of dares and consequences with tragic result

It was only ever meant...


Hotel Living

by Ioannis Pappos Harper Perennial (June 23, 2015)

Recalling both the excess of The Wolf of Wall Street, and the drifting narrator of A Single Man, Ioannis Pappos’s debut novel is a portrait of privilege, aspiration, and international finance during the wayward...


Pleasantville

by Attica Locke Harper (April 21, 2015)

WINNER OF THE HARPER LEE PRIZE FOR LEGAL FICTION

Wall Street Journal BEST BOOK OF THE YEAR

LONGLISTED FOR THE BAILEY’S WOMEN’S PRIZE FOR FICTION

From Attica Locke, a writer and producer of FOX’s Empire, this...


World Gone By

Coughlin #3

by Dennis Lehane William Morrow (March 10, 2015)

Dennis Lehane, the New York Times bestselling author of Live by Night—now a Warner Bros. movie starring Ben Affleck—delivers a psychologically, morally complex novel of blood, crime, passion, and vengeance,...


All the Old Knives

by Olen Steinhauer St. Martin's Press (March 10, 2015)

From the author of New York Times bestseller The Tourist...

Six years ago in Vienna, terrorists took over a hundred hostages, and the rescue attempt went terribly wrong. The CIA's Vienna station was witness to...


Dark Rooms

by Lili Anolik William Morrow (March 03, 2015)

The Secret History meets Sharp Objects in this stunning debut about murder and glamour set in the ambiguous and claustrophobic world of an exclusive New England prep school.

Death sets the plot in motion: the...


The Whites

by Richard Price & Harry Brandt Henry Holt and Co. (February 17, 2015)

By the co-writer of the HBO miniseries The Night Of

Richard Price's New York Times bestseller, The Whites, is an electrifying tale of a New York City police detective under siege-by an unsolved murder, by his...


Her: A Novel

by Harriet Lane Little, Brown and Company (January 06, 2015)

You don't remember her--but she remembers you.

Two different women; two different worlds. On the face of it, Emma and Nina have very little in common. Isolated and exhausted by early motherhood, Emma finds her...


Bloodlines

by Marcello Fois MacLehose Press (September 09, 2014)

When Giuseppe Mundula first sees Michele Angelo Chironi across the corridor of a Sardinian orphanage, the reserved blacksmith realizes he has found the son and heir he never knew he needed. And when, a few years...


The Kills

by Richard House Picador (August 05, 2014)

A MASTERWORK OF INTERNATIONAL INTRIGUE SET IN THE ASHES OF WAR-TORN IRAQ, ITALY, AND AREAS IN BETWEEN.

Richard House's The Kills is an epic novel of crime and conspiracy told in four books. It begins with a man...


This is the Water

by Yannick Murphy Harper Perennial (July 29, 2014)

From Yannick Murphy, award-winning author of The Call, comes a fast-paced story of murder, adultery, parenthood, and romance, involving a girls’ swim team, their morally flawed parents, and a killer who swims...


The Gone Dead Train

by Lisa Turner William Morrow Paperbacks (July 22, 2014)

Edgar Award Nominee for Best Paperback Original!

Bestselling sensation Lisa Turner conjures a riveting Southern gothic mystery set in Memphis, with echoes of Midnight in The Garden of Good and Evil and Lisa...


A Possibility of Violence

Avraham Avraham #2

by D. A. Mishani Harper (July 01, 2014)

Haunted by the past and his own limitations, Israeli Detective Avraham Avraham must stop a criminal ruthless enough to target children in this evocative and gripping tale of mystery and psychological suspense...


All Day and a Night

Ellie Hatcher #5

by Alafair Burke Harper (June 10, 2014)

A new murder case with ties to a convicted serial killer leads Detective Ellie Hatcher into a twisting investigation with explosive and deadly results in this superb mystery from the “terrific web spinner”...


The City Under the Skin

by Geoff Nicholson Farrar, Straus and Giroux (June 03, 2014)

A cartographic thriller with so many twists and turns it requires its own map

A cartography-obsessed misfit clerk from an antique map store in a district that's not quite trendy yet. A bold young woman chasing...


Don't Ever Look Back

by Daniel Friedman St. Martin's Press (April 22, 2014)

DON'T EVER GET OLD was one of mystery-publishing's biggest critical successes last year, earning starred reviews from every major trade publication, garnering nominations for the Edgar, Thriller, and Anthony...


Frog Music: A Novel

by Emma Donoghue Little, Brown and Company (April 01, 2014)

From the author of the worldwide bestseller Room: "Her greatest achievement yet...Emma Donoghue shows more than range with FROG MUSIC--she shows genius." -- Darin Strauss, author of Half a Life

Summer of 1876:...


The Black-Eyed Blonde

by Benjamin Black Henry Holt and Co. (March 04, 2014)

Raymond Chandler's incomparable private eye is back, pulled by a seductive young heiress into the most difficult and dangerous case of his career

"It was one of those summer Tuesday afternoons when you begin...


The Red Road: A Novel

Alex Morrow #4

by Denise Mina Little, Brown and Company (February 25, 2014)

Alex Morrow faces her toughest opponents yet in this brilliant new thriller about criminals, consequences, and convictions.

Police detective Alex Morrow has met plenty of unsavory characters in her line of work,...


Dixie City Jam

by James Lee Burke Pocket Star (February 24, 2014)

From two-time Edgar Award–winner and New York Times bestselling author James Lee Burke comes a thrilling novel—now available in ebook—that pits Dave Robicheaux against the worst opponent he’s encountered...


Brotherhood of Fear

Willi Kraus #3

by Paul Grossman St. Martin's Press (February 18, 2014)

Paris, 1933. A refugee with no papers, no legal status, and few resources, Willi Kraus lives in fear of deportation back to Nazi Germany. His reputation as a top sleuth however precedes him, and he's soon enlisted...


After I'm Gone

by Laura Lippman William Morrow (February 11, 2014)

Laura Lippman, the acclaimed New York Times bestselling author of The Most Dangerous Thing, I’d Know You Anywhere, and What the Dead Know, returns with an addictive story that explores how one man’s disappearance...


The Girl with a Clock for a Heart

by Peter Swanson William Morrow (February 04, 2014)

Already optioned for film, The Girl with a Clock for a Heart is Peter Swanson’s electrifying tale of romantic noir, with shades of Hitchcock and reminiscent of the classic movie Body Heat. It is the story...


This Dark Road to Mercy

Gold Dagger Award 2014

by Wiley Cash William Morrow (January 28, 2014)

The critically acclaimed author of the New York Times bestseller A Land More Kind Than Home—hailed as "a powerfully moving debut that reads as if Cormac McCarthy decided to rewrite Harper Lee's To Kill a Mockingbird...


Apple Tree Yard

by Louise Doughty Farrar, Straus and Giroux (January 14, 2014)

Soon To Be a STARZ Mini-Series, Starring Emily Watson

Yvonne Carmichael sits in the witness box. The charge is murder. Before all of this, she was happily married, a successful scientist, a mother of two. Now...


Something More Than Night

by Ian Tregillis Tom Doherty Associates (December 03, 2013)

Ian Tregillis's Something More Than Night is a Dashiell Hammett and Raymond Chandler inspired murder mystery set in Thomas Aquinas's vision of Heaven. It's a noir detective story starring fallen angels, the...


The Double

by George P. Pelecanos Little, Brown and Company (October 08, 2013)

Every man has his dark side...Spero Lucas confronts his own in the most explosive thriller yet from one of America's best-loved crime writers.

The job seems simple enough: retrieve the valuable painting--"The...


The Dogs of Winter

by Kem Nunn Scribner (September 17, 2013)

Heart Attacks is California’s last secret spot—the premier mysto surf haunt, the stuff of rumor and legend. The rumors say you must cross Indian land to get there. They tell of hostile locals and shark-infested...


How the Light Gets In

Chief Inspector Armand Gamache #9

by Louise Penny St. Martin's Press (August 27, 2013)

The #1 New York Times Bestseller

"There is a crack in everything. That's how the light gets in." —Leonard Cohen

Christmas is approaching, and in Québec it's a time of dazzling snowfalls, bright lights, and...


Holy Orders

Quirke #6

by Benjamin Black Henry Holt and Co. (August 20, 2013)

When the body of his daughter's friend is brought to his autopsy table, Quirke is plunged into a world of corruption that takes him to the darkest corners of the Irish Church and State.

"At first they thought...


The Silence of the Rain

Inspector Espinosa #1

by Luiz Alfredo Garcia-Roza & Benjamin Moser Henry Holt and Co. (July 09, 2013)

A Brazilian bestseller, this sophisticated story of murder, sex, and corruption introduces a riveting new crime series.

In a parking garage in the center of Rio de Janeiro, corporate executive Ricardo Carvalho...


Visitation Street

by Ivy Pochoda Dennis Lehane Books/Ecco (July 09, 2013)

Chosen by Denis Lehane for his eponymous imprint, Ivy Pochoda’s Visitation Street is a riveting literary mystery set against the rough-hewn backdrop of the New York waterfront in Red Hook.

It’s summertime...


The Wild Beasts of Wuhan

Ava Lee #3

by Ian Hamilton Picador (June 25, 2013)

"Formidable...Ava Lee is unbeatable at just about everything....She's perfect."—Toronto Star

Meet Ava Lee, alluring but deadly, with a mind like a steel trap, as she chases millions of dollars and dangerous...


Blood Tango

by Annamaria Alfieri St. Martin's Press (June 25, 2013)

It is the most dramatic and tumultuous period in Argentina's history. Colonel Juan Perón, who had been the most powerful and the most hated man in the country, has been forced out of power. Many people fear...


If You Were Here

by Alafair Burke Harper (June 04, 2013)

If You Were Here is a thrilling novel of suspense from Alafair Burke, the author Dennis Lehane calls “one of the finest young crime writers working today.”

 

Manhattan journalist McKenna Jordan is chasing...


Donnybrook

by Frank Bill Farrar, Straus and Giroux (March 05, 2013)

The raw and as-insane-as-anticipated first novel from Frank Bill, author of Crimes in Southern Indiana

The Donnybrook is a three-day bare-knuckle tournament held on a thousand-acre plot out in the sticks of southern...


Gods and Beasts: A Novel

Alex Morrow #3

Theakston's Old Peculier Crime Novel of the Year 2013

by Denise Mina Reagan Arthur Books (February 26, 2013)

It's the week before Christmas when a lone robber bursts into a busy Glasgow post office carrying an AK-47. An elderly man suddenly hands his young grandson to a stranger and wordlessly helps the gunman fill...


The Daughter of Time

Inspector Alan Grant #5

by Josephine Tey Touchstone (January 08, 2013)

"One of the best mysteries of all time" (The New York Times)—Josephine Tey recreates one of history’s most famous—and vicious—crimes in her classic bestselling novel, a must read for connoisseurs of...


L.A. Confidential

L.A. Quartet #3

by James Ellroy Grand Central Publishing (January 01, 2013)

L.A. Confidential is epic "noir", a crime novel of astonishing detail and scope written by the bestselling author of The Black Dahlia. A horrific mass murder invades the lives of victims and victimizers on both...


A Grain of Truth

by Zygmunt Miloszewski & Antonia Lloyd-Jones Bitter Lemon Press (January 01, 2013)

Prosecutor Szacki’s investigation of a murder in a Polish town reveals the poisonous anti-Semitism that haunts all who live there.


A Death in the Small Hours

Charles Lenox #6

by Charles Finch St. Martin's Press (November 13, 2012)

From the critically acclaimed author of A Beautiful Blue Death and A Burial at Sea comes an intriguing new mystery in what The New York Times calls "a beguiling series"

Charles Lenox is at the pinnacle of his...


The Hollow Man

DC Belsey #1

by Oliver Harris Harper Paperbacks (October 23, 2012)

“A twisting spiral of lies and corruption, a pitch-perfect portrait of contemporary London, and a beguiling bastard of a hero—what a recipe for a great read.”

—Val McDermid, author of The Mermaids Singing...


Live by Night

Coughlin #2

Edgar Allan Poe Award Best novel 2013

by Dennis Lehane William Morrow (October 02, 2012)

From New York Times bestselling author Dennis Lehane comes this epic, unflinching tale of the making and unmaking of a gangster in the Prohibition Era of the Roaring Twenties—now a Warner Bros. movie starring...